Latest Street light Stories

2013-06-25 23:16:13

Leapfrog Lighting News & Insights: The high cost of electricity—with costs ranging between 6.3 cents and 84.8 cents per kWh—is making the energy-efficient LED lamp a target of thieves, from small single-bulb thefts in hotel rooms to 40,000-bulb robberies. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Leapfrog Lighting News and Insights reports on the rise in theft of LED lamps. In a peculiar endorsement of the popularity and efficiency of LED lamps, theft of the popular bulbs is a growing...

2013-06-25 23:00:21

Exciting New Product to Hit Market Soon Miami, Fla. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Energy Saving Solutions USA’s Founder & CEO Peter Stein is an admitted news junkie, but it seems he’s been an especially keen observer of late. As his Miami-based company prepares to launch its most important product to date – the Forever LED Light – Stein has dutifully taken note of the many cities around the country who are converting to LED lights in an effort to save money and the environment. “It...

2013-06-21 23:00:39

The largest retrofit ever undertaken is complete, as Los Angeles finishes converting 140,000 streetlights to LED, according to the G4 Report. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 In this week's G4 Report: Former president Bill Clinton was on hand at the beginning of the Los Angeles streetlight conversion project back in February, 2009; his Clinton Climate Initiative provided some support for the work. Now that phase 1 is complete more than four years later, and 140,000 streetlights...

2013-06-06 23:36:52

Nature Power´s two new models offer a grand, distinctive design that will quickly become the best selling solar powered lamps on the market. Vancouver, BC Canada (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Nature Power, a leading manufacturer of solar related consumer products, introduces their latest products, the Essex and Kona solar powered lamp posts lights. The solar lamps with their natural white LEDs that produce a more nature light, Nature Power answers the most common customer question about solar...

2013-05-28 21:34:51

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a dimmable LED street light that consumes significantly less energy than current lighting systems, while improving the lighting characteristics. The street lights were tested in Helsinki with user experiences collected. Traditional street lights work on full power when turned on, and the amount of light is not usually adjusted. The new LED street lights developed by VTT adapt to the ambient conditions with the help of sensors and...

Latest Street light Reference Libraries

2004-10-19 04:45:43

Light Pollution -- Light pollution refers to excess light, created by human activities, that brightens the night sky enough to hide many stars from observers. For the average person, light pollution means that even on a clear, moonless night, only a few stars may be visible. When a city grows up near an astronomical observatory, light pollution can make the observatory effectively useless. Unlike most forms of pollution, light pollution isn't persistent: turn the lights off, and the...

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Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.